Saint Matthew

Red chalk | 12.1 x 11.1cm | c. 1523

Correggio (Antonio Allegri)

In traditional format, Saint Matthew sits cross-legged with pen in hand, while an angel, the saint's attribute, supports Mathew's book. To capture an idea quickly, Correggio sketched with great freedom and speed. Here he used loops and squiggles to s...
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